Information about the L18 postcode district

About the Demographic Information

This page combines information for all postcodes within the postcode district L18. The information on housing, people, culture, employment and education that is displayed about L18 is based on the last census performed in the UK in 2011. They are performed once every 10 years. The figures are representative of the local area, not a specific street address or row of houses.

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Housing Types

Housing Types
Detached 1555
Semi-Detached 5194
Terraced 3829
Flat (Purpose-Built) 2655
Flat (Converted) 503
Residence in Commercial Building 171
Total 13907

Housing Tenure Back to Top

Housing Tenure
Owned Outright 4551
Owned with Mortgage 4683
Shared Ownership 27
Rented: From Council 168
Rented: Other Social 862
Rented: Private Landlord inc. letting agents 2263
Rented: Other 698
Rent Free 113
Total 13365

Housing Occupancy Back to Top

This data lists the total number of residents normally resident within each household. The figures do not record under- or over-occupancy.

Housing Occupancy
One Person 4771
Two People 3920
Three People 2011
Four People 1734
Five People 661
Six People 182
Seven People 64
8+ People 22
Total 13365

Social Grade

Social Grade approximations are derived from an algorithm created by the Market Research Society. The figures shown are per-household rather than individual - more specifically, the job title and employer of the "household reference person" is used, analogous to what traditionally was called the head of the household. Only household reference persons between the ages of 16-64 are included.

Social Grade
AB - Higher and intermediate managerial, administrative, or professional positions 3436
C1 - Supervisory, clerical, and junior managerial/administrative/professional positions 4141
C2 - Skilled manual workers 1130
DE - Semi-skilled and unskilled manual workers; those on state benefit/unemployed, & lowest grade workers 1400
Total 10107

Gender Back to Top

Male 15904
Female 16764
Total 32668

Age Groups Back to Top

Across the UK as a whole, the median age is 39. In general, inner city areas show high concentrations of people aged 18-30, suburbs show larger numbers of small children and adults aged 30-50, and rural and small towns are more popular with older workers and retirees. Many poorer areas lack a majority age group, which is due in part to the people in that area being constrained by circumstance rather than being able to choose where to retire, raise a family or grow up.

Age Groups
0-4 1349
5-7 791
8-9 490
10-14 1491
15 321
16-17 751
18-19 2602
20-24 3707
25-29 2220
30-44 5647
45-59 6365
60-64 1883
65-74 2458
75-84 1814
85-89 499
90+ 280
Total 32668

Relationship Status Back to Top

Figures for relationship status do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education.

Relationship Status
Single 13116
Married 11239
Divorced 1553
Separated 508
Widowed 1749
Same Sex 61
Total 28226

Health Back to Top

Health in the UK is strongly tied to age as you would expect, but the affluence of a neighbourhood also has strong influence, with deprived areas often showing poorer standards of health.

Overall, the UK considers itself to be healthy - 81.1% of residents rated their health as Very Good or Good. The full breakdown is as follows for the United Kingdom: 47.1% Very Good, 34% Good, 13.3% Fair, 4.3% Bad and 1.3% Very Bad.

Very Good 17681
Good 9803
Fair 3559
Bad 1271
Very Bad 354
Total 32668

Education & Qualifications Back to Top

At the time of the 2011 census, across the UK 22.9% of residents had no qualification, 13.2% had 1-4 GCSEs, 15.2% had 5+ GCSEs and 1-2 A/AS-Levels, 12.3% had 2+ A-Levels, 27.1% had a degree (or similar), and 3.6% had an apprenticeship.

Highest Qualification Level Achieved
Degree or Similar e.g. professional qualification (accountancy etc) 10776
Apprenticeship 632
2+ A Levels 6110
5+ GCSEs, an A-Level or 1-2 AS Levels 3433
1-4 GCSEs 2434
No GCSEs 4095
Other 746
Total 28226

Ethnic Group

Ethnic Group
White 29684
Mixed Ethnicity 853
Indian 402
Pakistani 286
Bangladeshi 91
Chinese 454
Other Asian 154
Black African 216
Black Caribbean 90
Other Black/African/Caribbean 90
Other 348
Total 32668

Country of Birth Back to Top

Country of Birth
England 28590
Wales 615
Scotland 326
Northern Ireland 560
Republic of Ireland 305
European Union 504
Other 1768
Total 32668

Passport(s) Held Back to Top

Note that an individual may hold one or more passports.

Passport(s) Held
United Kingdom 28140
Republic of Ireland 555
Europe (including European Union) 482
African Countries 122
Middle East or Asia 471
North America or Caribbean 134
Central America 5
South America 12
Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia and nearby islands) 85
None 2978

Religion Back to Top

Christian 21271
No Religion 7124
Buddhist 128
Hindu 230
Jewish 828
Muslim 867
Sikh 74
Other Religion 85
Not Stated 2061
Total 32668

Economic Activity

Figures for economic activity do not include those aged under 16, or those family members aged 16-18 who are in full-time education. This data is therefore based on 42.4 million of the United Kingdom's 57.8 million residents. The data was correct as of the 2011 census, which was a period of depressed economic activity.

Economic Activity
Full-Time Employee 8980
Part-Time Employee (defined as 30 hours or less per week) 2862
Self Employed 2107
Unemployed 816
Full-Time Student (with or without job) 6051
Retired 3097
Looking After Home or Family 570
Long-Term Sick or Disabled 808
Other 342
Total 25633

Employment Industry Back to Top

This data is based on resident aged 16-74 on census day 2011, who were in employment.

Employment Industry
AgricultureInc. Forestry and Fishing 21
Mining/Quarrying 10
Manufacturing 754
Energy SupplyInc. Electric, Gas, Steam, Air Conditioning etc. 61
Water SupplyInc. Sewage and Waste Management 64
Construction 775
RetailInc. Wholesale 1959
TransportationInc. Storage and Logistics 524
Accommodation and Food 906
Information and Communication 568
Financial ServicesInc. Insurance 515
Real Estate 295
Professional, Scientific and Technical 1192
Administration 477
Public Administration and Defence 1223
Education 2636
HealthInc. Social Work 2544
OtherInc. Arts, Recreation etc. 788
Total 15312